Byron Armstrong

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Toronto, ON
Carleton University, Playdate Theatre: New Work Development Conference, Paragraph Workspace For Writers: TV Writing With Christina Quintana, Catapult: 4-Week Online Novel Seminar With Author Zeyn Joukhadar
Budgeting & Shopping, Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance
  • Byron is an award-winning journalist and writer demystifying the intersections between money, finance, and lifestyle for Money Digest.
  • Where finance and business are concerned, his stories about start-ups in the tech space have been published by online media outlet BetaKit. He has also investigated the ramifications of purchasing a new home for the House and Home section of the Toronto Sun, which answered burning questions about condo fees, insurance, and the risks to your home investment.
  • Byron has also crunched numbers on celebrity food and beverage brands for Tasting Table, ranking the most profitable among them.


After seven years of narrative journalism for multiple outlets, Byron started writing for Money Digest in 2023. Byron enjoys shining a light on the best budgeting practices, including how to save money and find deals while shopping. He explores brands, celebrities, and entrepreneurs in features that bring history and experience together in ways that are equally informative and enjoyable.


Byron studied English literature for a year at Ottawa's Carleton University before leaving to pursue other interests. A product of the digital age, he also regularly engages with mentors from the world of TV, film, theatre, and literature through webinars and writing groups, including Paragraph NY: Workspace For Writers, Playdate Theatre, and Catapult.

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